5 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, October 29

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Image: Kooza / Cirque Du Soleil

Take a break from putting the last touches on your Jon Snow costume and hit up a few of the great events taking place around Vancouver tonight.

Visit the Vancouver Events Calendar for more.

Trixx at the Comedy Mix

  • What: Award-winning comedian Trixx comes to the Comedy Mix this weekend. He’s opened for Tracy Morgan, Damon Wayans, and Russel Peters, and now he’s here for you! Take advantage of this providence.
  • Where: The Comedy Mix – 1015 Burrard Street, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, October 29; 8:30 p.m.

KOOZA by Cirque du Soleil

 

  • What: Opening tonight is the show Vancouverites have been seeing on bus stops and what not for what seems like forever. Acrobats, French clowns, probably that thing where people wrap themselves in silk and plummet towards the floor – what more could you want?
  • Where: Concord Pacific Place – 88 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, October 29; 8 p.m.

 

Cock, a play by Mike Bartlett

 

  • What: A play exploring the fluidity of human sexuality, Cock is making quite a splash in the Vancouver theatre scene. Check out one of the preview nights tonight, or grab your tickets once the official run starts.
  • Where:
  • When: Thursday, October 29; 8 p.m.

 

After Hours at the Vancouver Aquarium

 

  • What: Kick back, have a few drinks, and gawk and the most beautiful and most horrifying creatures the Earth’s unknowable depths have the offer. Ever watch a Giant Pacific Octopus just live its life, three beers deep? It’s an experience.
  • Where: Vancouver Aquarium – 845 Avison Way, Vancouver, BC
  • When: Thursday, October 29; 6 to 10 p.m.

 

Melanie Dekker at the Fairmont Vancouver

 

  • What: Guitarist/singer/songwriter Melanie Dekker comes to the Fairmont Vancouver for a relaxed evening of folk rock. Described as having a “voice like chocolate,” Dekker has made a name for herself across the world.
  • Where: Fairmont Vancouver900 W Georgia Street, Vancouver, Canada
  • When: Thursday, October 29; 7 p.m.

 

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